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Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

First-year infielder Briggs Loveland has driven in five runs this season—one of which was a walk-ff against WPI on April 12.

Baseball team gets last laugh against WPI

By Tyler Foy, Sports Editor
April 13, 2022

With the score tied in the bottom of the ninth, first-year infielder Briggs Loveland delivered the final blow necessary for the Emerson Lions to complete an eight-run comeback against Worcester Polytechnic...

Emerson womens basketball coach Bill Gould during a game in 2016. Photo: Evan Walsh / Beacon Archive

Women’s basketball loses second game at home

By Megan MacLaren
November 16, 2019

The women’s basketball team lost 56-45 to Worcester Polytechnic Institute, extending its losing streak to two games.  After their last home loss against Gordon College, the Lions got off to a slow...

Freshman Jarred Houston (middle, No. 23) totaled 44 blocks against NEWMAC opponents, the most in the conference. Photo by Alexa Schapiro / Beacon Staff

Recap: Men’s basketball caps off season with first NCAA tournament appearance

By Domenic Conte, Andrew Lin, Aaron J. Miller, and Tripp Rams
February 28, 2019

Fans cheered on the men's basketball team on Feb. 27 as the Lions departed for New Jersey en route to their first National Collegiate Athletic Association Division III tournament appearance. Head coach...

Watch: Men’s basketball beats WPI to secure first NEWMAC title

February 23, 2019

The men’s basketball team defeated Worcester Polytechnic Institute 93-75 to win the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference championship game on Saturday. This monumental win gives Emerson...

Photo by Alexa Schapiro / Beacon Correspondent

Lions triumph in first NEWMAC championship in team history

By Aaron J. Miller, Print Editor
February 23, 2019

The men’s basketball team defeated Worcester Polytechnic Institute 93-75 to win the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference championship game on Saturday. This monumental win gives Emerson...

Freshman Nate Martin scored the final three-point shot in the Lions victory over WPI on Saturday. Photo by Alexa Schapiro / Beacon Correspondent

Men’s basketball beats WPI to tie for second place in NEWMAC

By Aaron J. Miller, Print Editor
February 10, 2019

The men’s basketball team beat Worcester Polytechnic Institute, who is ranked No. 2 in the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference, on Saturday after coming back in the second half from...

Junior (No. 4) Jack OConner added 14 points and 10 rebounds to the Lions victory over Babson. Photo by Daniel Peden / Beacon Staff

Men’s basketball tied for second in NEWMAC

By Arturo Ruiz
January 25, 2019

The men’s basketball team edged out Babson College for the first time since 2010 with a score of 86-83 in a nail-biting New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference showdown on Jan. 24 in...

Freshman guard Zach Waterhouse (No. 10) shoots over an opponent on defense. Photo by Anissa Gardizy / Beacon Staff

Men’s basketball enters NEWMAC play with three dominating wins

By Andrew Lin
January 16, 2019

The men’s basketball team started the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference regular-season play with wins over the United States Coast Guard Academy, Clark University and the Massachusetts...

Veronica Alberts (No. 11) scored his second goal of the season in Emersons 3-1 loss to WPI. Photo by Anissa Gardizy / Beacon Staff

Women’s soccer loses to WPI after two late goals

By Andrew Lin
October 9, 2018

Worchester Polytechnic Institute scored a pair of late goals to beat the women’s soccer team 3-1 on Saturday. Emerson started well early in the game as they controlled the offensive flow. Junior forward...

WATCH: Geoff Gray scores 1,000th career point for Lions

By Noah Roberts
February 10, 2018

On Saturday, February 10 Emerson junior guard Geoff Gray scored his 1,000th career point during a game at Worcester Polytechnic Institute. VIDEO: Noah Roberts/Special to The Berkeley Beacon.

Emerson’s men’s basketball team suffered a tough defeat on Wednesday night, falling to WPI 74-73 in the final seconds of the game. Photo: Daniel Peden/Berkeley Beacon.

History repeats as WPI sneaks past Emerson on buzzer-beater

By Matt Couture
January 18, 2018

Emerson basketball fans have come to know the name Chris Rodgers. The WPI senior cemented that on Wednesday night, draining a buzzer-beating jumper to hand Emerson’s men’s basketball team its second...

Michael Sheng drives against Chris Rodgers, who would later hit a key shot despite Shengs tough defense.
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Last-second shot sinks Lions vs. WPI

By Matt Couture
February 1, 2017

Lions’ guard Michael Sheng's defense was so suffocating, he was in WPI forward Chris Rodgers’ uniform, as Emerson head coach Bill Curley put it after the game. With seconds on the clock, Sheng forced...

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